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Lessons from cricket

Sally March (sjmarch10@gmail.com) is Director, Drummond March & Co, in London, UK.

My friends often refer to the UK as the 51st state, and this summer the first major league baseball game was played in the London Olympic Stadium. Full disclosure: I was raised as a Chicago Cubs fan at a time when that was considered child abuse. My thorough grounding in baseball has given me an advantage in learning about cricket, and though I have lived here long enough to actually understand cricket, it was sitting in a hotel room in Kazakhstan watching a passionate match between teams from India and Pakistan that gave me a real appreciation for this game that is, in so many ways, a metaphor for life.

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